Entries by Northeast Wealth

Receiving a windfall

Most people will at some stage in life receive an unexpected amount of money. It might be a gift, work bonus, lottery win or more commonly an inheritance. These ‘windfalls’ are often used to pay down the mortgage and relieve financial stress. They also often will allow people to take on the projects they’ve always […]

Smart money in your 30s

Your 30s is the time to start living your life on your terms. You’ve seen a lot by now. You know what you like and what you don’t. You eat at the restaurants you love, there’s less decision-making when buying drinks at bars (if you’re still going to bars) and you don’t waste time catching […]

The power of incremental improvement

I enjoyed a light-bulb moment a few weeks ago when talking with business coach and soon-to-be-brother-in-law @Brad Cooke. With our business growing very quickly I felt that I may be taking on an unsustainable workload and I wanted to make some changes, fast. Brad patiently listened to my big ideas for change, one after the […]

Funding your children’s education

There’s an old Chinese proverb which reads, ‘The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.’ This quote from ancient China may not have had rising education costs in mind at the time but having sat with countless parents with young families we know that the sooner […]

Should I be refinancing?

The combination of record property prices and historic low interest rates may mean that you should consider refinancing. Lenders across the country are currently competing more aggressively than ever before for your debt which is providing plenty of proactive Australians the chance to reduce their borrowing costs and improve the terms of their loans. What […]

Tips to avoid the ‘Christmas pinch’

As the days grow longer and the weather warmer, perhaps even the staunchest of grinches would acknowledge that the festive season is well and truly upon us. Many of you will be looking forward to a break from work, sharing gifts with loved ones or perhaps getting away for a few days. Christmas is a […]